Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
4) At a time when we are looking for traces of water in search of life on the moon, we should give greater importance to conserving water on earth. Comment on the statement with emphasis on need for a peoples movement to conserve water.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question intends to discuss the urgency of water conservation through an effective people’s movement.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss the need to encourage people’s movement to overcome and face the water crisis facing the country.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Discuss in short the looming crisis scenario of water.
Explain in what way people’s participation – a Jan Andolan and holistic approaches are crucial to ensure the success of schemes and policies addressing the water crisis currently witnessing the country.
Suggest solutions to address the crisis, what should be the way forward, in what ways one can address the various issues leading to water scarcity.
Conclude with solutions and emphasize on the need of Jal Andolan.